Emily McConville

Emily writes and edits content for Bates publications.

Stories by Emily McConville
Here’s what new Bates students say about Lewiston

Friday, August 17, 2018 12:12 pm

”The plaza and park are inviting and pretty. The people are diverse and friendly, and there are many different types of shops to explore.”

In labs, startups, and city streets, Bates students learn the meaning of their own work

Thursday, August 16, 2018 3:48 pm

In museums, labs, and cities; in San Francisco, Shenzhen, and Lewiston, Bates-funded summer experiences help students explore their interests and discover what's purposeful to them.

A tuna tournament helps Michaela Pinette ’19 get in tune with purposeful work

Friday, August 10, 2018 10:29 am

Michaela Pinette '19 wasn't expecting a summer of sifting through bloody tuna parts for science, nor enjoying it so much.That's the beauty Purposeful Work.

Q&A: For Bates interns, there’s ‘no better outlet’ for economics skills than alum-founded Analysis Group

Monday, August 6, 2018 3:34 pm

Find out what three Purposeful Work interns have learned at Analysis Group, which works on everything from antitrust cases to the opioid crisis.

Bates in the News: August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018 12:50 pm

A train brings novelist Elizabeth Strout ’77 back to her childhood, a NASA scientist talks lunar eclipses, and a professor commemorates a dark chapter in Maine history.

How to keep teens from taking dangerous diet pills? Tax ’em

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:44 pm

A diet pill tax could reduce purchases among households with teens by 17.5 percent, according to a study by Bates economics professor Nathan Tefft.

Bates in the News: June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:38 pm

Netflix options an alumna’s book, a professor explains Trump’s victory, and an alumnus argues that tech and humanities can save each other.

Malik Hall named head football coach at Bates

Friday, June 22, 2018 11:48 am

A defensive line coach at the University of Pennsylvania, Hall is a highly regarded coach, recruiter, and community-focused leader who has succeeded at every stop in his career.

For a Nepalese honey hunter’s last harvest, friend and filmmaker Ben Ayers ’99 was there

Monday, June 18, 2018 4:38 pm

A decade in a Nepal community helped Ayers achieve sustainable development. It also helped a man who hunts hallucinogenic honey trust you make a movie about his last harvest.

Alumni, faculty recognized during Reunion for service, advocacy, and scientific achievement

Friday, June 15, 2018 11:36 am

James Owens ’87 received the Benjamin E. Mays Medal, the Alumni Association's highest award, for his dedication to education and literacy around the world.

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